making the X.509 infrastructure available for OpenPGP
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Thu Feb 6 15:26:33 CET 2014
On 2/6/2014 7:32 AM, MFPA wrote:
> Really not that interesting. It is possible for CAs to be used with
> OpenPGP, but OpenPGP doesn't _need_ CAs.
Quite the contrary. If there are no CAs, then no certificate possesses
Don't confuse "OpenPGP doesn't need *external* CAs" with "OpenPGP
doesn't need CAs." You are your own certificate authority in OpenPGP;
remove yourself as a certificate authority and no certificate will
possess any validity.
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